Webinar Details

2023 Hereditary Cancer for Social Workers

Thursday, April 20, 2023
2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern Time

Hereditary Cancer for Social Workers

Session Description:‎

This double presentation includes Supportive Oncology Along the Spectrum: The case for social work support for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes and Is Cancer Hereditary?  Red flags and Red Herrings to Recognize in Your Patient's Family History. Join us to learn what to listen for that might indicate a hereditary cancer syndrome and how to support your patients in that population.

Denise C. Musser, APRN-CNS, OCN, AGM-BC
Nicole M. Marcouiller, MSW, LICSW, OSW-C 

Learning Objectives:‎

  • Identify 3 common hereditary cancer syndromes
  • Recognize family history clues that would indicate patients who might need cancer genetic and genomic testing
  • Understand the implications of hereditary cancer syndromes for multi-organ system cancer screening and cascade testing of other family members.


Course Designation: Clinical (General)

Keywords: Special Populations, Clinical Practice/Skill Building

Presentation Level: Introductory

CE credits: 1.0‎

CE credit can be purchased for an additional fee of $25.